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Peter Overton reveals melanoma surgery scar live on TV

Peter Overton was back on air last night to host the Nine News late bulletin, showing off the result of his emergency surgery.

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Years of sun worshipping leads to skin cancer diagnosis for NRL WAG

Like many young women, Rachael Lee spent countless hours in the sun without adequate sun protection and she is now paying a high price for her years of tanning.

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‘Bruised and battered’: Peter Overton recovering after melanoma surgery

Nine News Sydney newsreader Peter Overton said “it looks like I’ve been glassed and stitched back together” after surgery to remove a melanoma.

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What a dying young father taught a Toronto reporter about grappling with loss in her own life

A Toronto journalist who documented her friend’s multi-year journey with cancer, and his efforts to leave behind a legacy for his young son, says she never predicted the experience would help her deal with losing her own father to COVID-19 this year.

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